According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world. More people die from this compared to other diseases such as cancer and diabetes. In 2008 alone, fifty-seven million people died all over the world, and 17.3 million or thirty percent of these people died because of different types of cardiovascular diseases. Continue
Healthy eating has been emphasized by many – both medical science practitioners and common folk. It does not only promote fitness of an individual but as also the general well-being to a very satisfactory rate.
The food pyramid contains several levels of serving suggestions of the different food groups wherein the base food group has the greatest amount of serving while those at the peak have the least amount of Continue
Women and men differ in a lot of ways—physically and psychologically. Considering that, you might think that they differ as well in terms of how they lose weight. They do indeed, and that is why one particular dietary regimen may not work for both genders. Even modification of mens diet would never work for women. Continue
In order to maintain a healthy and fit body, a healthy eating habit and an exercise plan should be followed. But it does not end there. The type of drinks that you consume are also an important factor.
What you drink might defeat the purpose of eating healthily and exercising regularly. Also what you drink may contain unnecessary calories and sugar and other damaging ingredients. Continue
Do you want to lose weight in the most efficient, effective and sustainable way possible? You need not worry as losing weight doesn’t necessarily have to be torturous.
You might think that having carbs in the diet would contribute to gaining more weight. That is not true at all as we need the right amount of carbs which will be then turned into a good type of fat that acts as a protective shield for our vital organs. Continue
Fat – a word that is often negatively associated with unhealthy food products. However, not all types of fat are unhealthy. There are fats that are necessary for the human body and these are needed by the brain, heart and body cells.
Healthy fat that is important to human body are those that are found in certain omega-3 fats called EPA and DHA which help reduce cardiovascular disease, improve a person’s mood, and help prevent dementia. Aside from that, Continue
Nowadays, there has been much hype in keeping the body in tip top shape. Who would not want a body with six pack abs or a perfectly s-lined slim figure? As a result, many ways of keeping fit exists.
There is the gym. You can sign up in the gym nearest to you in your neighborhood and join their various fitness programs. You can even have your own personal trainer to guide you with the proper ways and techniques to help you get the body that you desire. Continue
A healthy eating plan is essential to a long and healthy life. A healthy eating plan can help you ward off diseases. But the question is: what makes up a healthy eating plan? It does not stop at reaching the caloric requirements. It is more than that. Sometimes you are bombarded with too much information that you do not know what is important and what is not. Continue
Nature provides us with natural herbs and spices that are essential to our bodies needs and functions. It also provides cures and prevention for us to survive. Most of them have been used since centuries ago and even still exists in the kitchens nowadays.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), a main component of Indian curry and the source of the bright yellow color in American mustard, is part of the ginger family and its active ingredient is cucurmin. It has been a staple in the kitchens in South and Southeast Asia and it has attracted many around the globe. Continue
Want to lose weight faster and more effectively? You’ll certainly be surprised at how many ways there are in order to achieve this instant weight loss you’ve dreamed of for quite a long time now. You need not worry about crash diets and all those unhealthy consequences caused by severe dieting.
Here are the most appropriate, the simplest, the cheapest, and the quickest ways to get rid of those unwelcome pounds. Continue